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Local Graduate Honored in SAU Hall of Fame


The Southern Arkansas University Athletic Department has announced this year’s Hall of Fame class, which includes Houston Taylor.  Taylor is a graduate of Hatfield High School and the son of Cathy Taylor and the late Don Taylor of Hatfield.

Houston Taylor had a 25-year association with Southern Arkansas that began in 1982.  He spent a total of 14 years as the sports information director and also served the last 11 years as assistant athletic director.  At the time of his resignation in 2013, he was one of the two longest tenured sports information directors in the Great American Conference and remains the longest-serving full-time sports information director in history at the university.

The Hall of Fame class was formally inducted during a ceremony on Friday, October 20th. They were also introduced at halftime of the October 21st game.

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